Future students

Find your edge in UVic's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Discover a world of possibilities

Computer engineering focuses on computer systems and explores the interfaces between different hardware components. It explores how software and hardware interact and is vital to the design and creation of state-of-the-art products.

Electrical engineering concentrates on electrical devices and systems. This very broad discipline has many possibilities for specializations since almost every modern field involves electricity—its use, transmission, storage or generation.


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers the following programs:



Research areas

Our research areas include:

  • Communication, signal processing and control
  • Computers, software and networking
  • Electronics and energy
  • Electromagnetics and photonics
  • Materials and devices